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Number (in Thousands) of Hospital Discharges, Number (in Thousands) of Days of Hospital Stay, and Average Length of Stay (LOS) in Days for Discharges with Heart Failure as First-Listed Diagnosis and Diabetes as Secondary Diagnosis, by Race and Sex, United States, 1988–2006

  TotalWhiteBlack
YearTypeMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
1988Discharges811066778920
 Days75598966774359188
 Average LOS9.39.310.09.56.29.3
1989Discharges71975670814
 Days51691740768059127
 Average LOS7.29.57.39.77.39.1
1990Discharges80996467821
 Days62589549263464177
 Average LOS7.89.17.79.48.38.4
1991Discharges9310765701417
 Days678855468548120148
 Average LOS7.38.07.27.88.38.6
1992Discharges9915169961127
 Days9121205674788111204
 Average LOS9.28.09.88.210.07.5
1993Discharges113154811011426
 Days7731265556841107214
 Average LOS6.98.26.98.37.68.4
1994Discharges11214967951521
 Days733103446968485157
 Average LOS6.66.97.07.25.87.4
1995Discharges10614768991319
 Days672101145571573129
 Average LOS6.46.96.67.25.86.7
1996Discharges11116576971327
 Days638115345470577132
 Average LOS5.87.06.07.26.14.9
1997Discharges120164731041726
 Days63594141262484143
 Average LOS5.35.85.66.05.05.5
1998Discharges142187891161932
 Days7781137500717122192
 Average LOS5.56.15.66.26.36.0
1999Discharges133192801211934
 Days727100045763585171
 Average LOS5.55.25.75.24.45.0
2000Discharges132225781342238
 Days6541199409744104195
 Average LOS5.05.35.25.64.65.2
2001Discharges149197961181638
 Days717101949561074198
 Average LOS4.85.25.25.24.55.2
2002Discharges159175105982336
 Days833937572496105216
 Average LOS5.25.45.45.14.66.1
2003Discharges1692131151312135
 Days8101004561615100173
 Average LOS4.84.74.94.74.74.9
2004Discharges1791801161032328
 Days843902554538125151
 Average LOS4.75.04.85.25.55.3
2005Discharges147196921242432
 Days664908427579113160
 Average LOS4.54.64.64.74.64.9
2006Discharges151118921122434
 Days661983391627126152
 Average LOS4.45.24.25.65.14.5

 

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Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Care Statistics, data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey and Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in the Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC.

 

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